May weather forecast and climate
Ethelsville, AL

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Ethelsville, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 82°F (27.8°C) and min 62.1°F (16.7°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a moderately hot 74.3°F (23.5°C) in April, to a still warm 82°F (27.8°C). In Ethelsville, the average low-temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 87.6°F (30.9°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Ethelsville, Alabama, in May, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ethelsville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.4 days and collects up to 11.06" (281mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

March through November are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Ethelsville, Alabama, the average length of the day in May is 13.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 9.9h.

UV index

In Ethelsville, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Ethelsville?

In May, the average high-temperature is 82°F (27.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in May is calculated to 87.6°F (30.9°C).

What is the average humidity in May in Ethelsville?

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

How much does it rain in Ethelsville in May?

In Ethelsville, in May, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 0.79" (20mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ethelsville?

March through November are months without snowfall in Ethelsville.

What is the average length of the day in May in Ethelsville?

In May, the average length of the day in Ethelsville, Alabama, is 13.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ethelsville have in May?

In May, the average sunshine is 9.9h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Ethelsville?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 82°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (51.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 62.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.5°F).

Average pressure in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96").

Average wind speed in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (7.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (4.8mph).

Average humidity in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

Average rainfall in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 0.79"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, April and December (1.18").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

Average rainfall days in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9.8 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

Average snowfall in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (0.08").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average sunshine days in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 18.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (23 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.6 days).

Average UV index in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 28).

Average visibility in May - Ethelsville, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).